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Episode 145

NHL Playoffs, Mets, Knicks

Published on: 24th April, 2023

In this lively radio show, hosts Mike Trezza and Mike Guidone bring together a group of regular contributors for an engaging and diverse discussion. The show kicks off with John Santamaria sharing his firsthand experience of the electrifying atmosphere at the UBS Arena, the home arena for the New York Islanders, during the team's first-ever playoff game there. Santamaria vividly describes the excitement, energy, and passion that permeated the venue, giving listeners a taste of the thrilling atmosphere that surrounded this historic event.

Next, the hosts welcome Chris Caiozzo, who calls in to provide insights into the New Jersey Devils and their performance. Caiozzo emphasizes the importance of giving credit where it's due and highlights the progress and achievements of the Devils. He delves into their strengths, potential, and the challenges they face in a highly competitive league. Additionally, Caiozzo shares his analysis of the New York Rangers' prospects for the season, discussing the team's potential and how far they can go in their quest for success.

Continuing the conversation, Chris Caputo joins the show and engages in a thought-provoking discussion about the suspension of Max Scherzer and its impact on the New York Mets. Caputo provides expert analysis on the implications of losing a key player like Scherzer and explores strategies that can help the Mets stay competitive until both Scherzer and Justin Verlander return to the pitching rotation. Caputo's insights shed light on the Mets' ability to adapt, make necessary adjustments, and maintain their performance in the face of adversity.

As the radio show progresses, Mike Trezza and Mike Guidone transition into a conversation about the New York Knicks and their prospects for advancing in the playoffs after a decade-long drought. The hosts explore the team's strengths, key players, and the potential challenges they may encounter in their pursuit of playoff success. The discussion generates excitement and anticipation among listeners as they ponder the possibility of the Knicks making a significant postseason impact.

Throughout the show, the hosts and their contributors engage in lively banter, sharing their expertise, opinions, and unique perspectives on various sports topics. Their in-depth analysis, coupled with personal anecdotes and observations, creates a dynamic and engaging atmosphere for listeners. Whether avid fans or casual followers of sports, audiences are sure to find value in the diverse range of topics discussed and gain a deeper understanding of the teams, players, and dynamics shaping the New York sports landscape.

In summary, this radio show hosted by Mike Trezza and Mike Guidone provides an informative and entertaining platform for sports enthusiasts. The conversations with regular contributors, including John Santamaria, Chris Caiozzo, and Chris Caputo, cover a wide range of topics, from capturing the electric atmosphere of the Islanders' playoff game to discussing the prospects of teams like the Devils, Rangers, Mets, and Knicks. With engaging discussions, expert analysis, and passionate conversations, the show offers listeners a comprehensive and insightful glimpse into the world of New York sports.

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About the Podcast

WGBB Sports Talk New York
Talking New York sports on Long Island's WGBB Radio.
Broadcasting LIVE Sunday nights at 8:00PM on Long Island's WGBB Radio 95.5FM | 1240AM. We're talking NEW YORK SPORTS! The Yankees, Mets, Giants, Jets, Knicks, Nets, Rangers, Islanders, Devils and the New York metro-area college scene are all up for discussion.

Listen for our interviews with past and present professional New York athletes- as well as local sports writers, authors, broadcasters and others with something new, interesting and different to say about New York sports. Join our hosts live on the air by calling in on the WGBB studio hotline at (516) 623-1240.

The podcast includes a WGBB SPORTS TALK FLASHBACK bonus episode each week! Available ONLY to podcast subscribers, bonus episodes will consist of old sports talk shows and interviews with former pro New York athletes, all originally aired on WGBB. Don't miss out- Subscribe Today!

WGBB Sports Talk New York replaced the long running SPORTSTALK1240 on WGBB (2007-2020) in January 2021.

February 25th... Mike Guidone and Chris Caputo host and will be welcoming former Yankees outfielder BERNIE WILLIAMS, followed by Rob Fried at 9:00pm.
March 3rd... Bill Donohue hosts, followed by Hector Moquette at 9:00pm.
March 10th... Mike Guidone and Chris Caputo host, followed by TBD.
March 17th... Bill Donohue hosts, followed by TBD at 9:00pm.
March 24th... Bill Donohue hosts, followed by TBD at 9:00pm.
March 31st... TBD

About your hosts

Rob Kowal

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Rob is the Executive Producer of WGBB's Sports Talk New York. While he still gets behind the mic from time to time to host the show, Rob mostly works behind the scenes helping to book guests, maintain the website and promote the show on social media.

Bill Donohue

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Bill's first vivid recollection of sports revolves around the magical seasons of 1969 – when the Mets, Knicks and Jets all won championships – and Bobby Cox was playing 3B for the Yankees. A history buff and ports “purist,” he enjoys the comparison of the eras and discussing those contrasting viewpoints. Bill is a benefactor of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown and enjoys visiting the hallowed shrine to our national pastime whenever possible.

Mike Trezza

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Mike is a veteran of the local sports media scene. He's done play-by-play work for football, basketball and lacrosse on local TV, radio and digital platforms, and hosted various talk shows since 1995. He also serves as the public address announcer for several local colleges and high schools. Mike teaches at Farmingdale State College and Suffolk Community College. Since January 2021 Mike has been hosting Spot on Sports with Mike Guidone.

Mike Guidone

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Mike is the girls' varsity basketball coach at Locust Valley High School. This past winter, his team broke the all-time Long Island consecutive victory record for girls' basketball, winning 54 straight over the course of 3 seasons. He also coaches boys' and girls' tennis. Mike is a teacher at Westbury High School. Since January 2021 Mike has been hosting Spot on Sports with Mike Trezza.

Andy Suekoff

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Andy is an in-game analyst for Stony Brook University Hockey, as well as an Ingest Coordinator for Encompass Digital Media in Stamford, CT. A graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, Andy was a play-by-play announcer for five NCAA Division I sports during his time as the school, and hosted a half hour weekly talk show, Bottom of the 6th. Andy is an avid fan of all the major sports, college football/basketball and MMA, specifically including the Yankees, Rangers, Jets and St. John’s.

Anthony Stabile

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Bio coming soon!